Apple finally annouces its much touted smart watch.
- Apple Watch is built from custom alloys of stainless steel, aluminum, and 18-karat gold.
- Apple Watch introduces the Digital Crown, a dial on the side. You can scroll, zoom, and navigate Apple Watch without obstructing the screen.
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Apple Pay is more secure than keeping cards in a wallet.
- To get started with Apple Pay, you can simply add a card from your iTunes account. To add a different card, use your iSight camera. Pay using Touch ID.
- When you add a card to Passbook, its number is
The best iPhones Apple has ever made.
- iPhone 6 has a continuous, seamless design.
There are no distinct edges. The ion strenghtened cover glass curves around the sides to meet the anodized aluminum enclosure.
- These are the thinnest iPhones ever made.
iPhone 6 is merely 6.9 mm. iPhone
Google will now rank sites that use HTTPS (HTTP Secure) over plain HTTP sites.
- Currently, the weightage is minimal. It may increase in the future.
- Google plans to publish guidelines on how to best use HTTPS.
- The Qualys SSL Labs Testing Tool can be used to test the SSL configuration
The Lumia 530 is the successor of the popular Lumia 520, and a cheaper version of the 630.
- It is the first phone launched by Nokia under Microsoft.
- It will cost around $115 before taxes.
- Comes in both single and dual SIM variants.
- A 5MP back camera.
- 512MB of
Xiaomi, famous for its cheap yet quality smartphones, has released its latest flagship model, the Mi 4 in China.
- The new model features a 5" Full HD panel, a 2.5Ghz Snapdragon 801 processor and 3 GB of RAM, along with an option of 16 or 64 GB internal storage
Microsoft announced that it‘s cutting 18,000 jobs as a part of restructuring efforts.
- Most layoffs were from Nokia‘s division. 12,500 professional and factory positions are expected to go by the end of the year.
- Xbox and Surface divisions will see minimal change.
- It is
The Raspberry Pi foundation has released the 'final' version of its first generation of cheap computer kit for hobbyists, the B+.
- The most noticeable change is the addition of two more USB ports, with better performance.
- The SD card slot has been replaced with a push-version MicroSD slot.
- 14 more
Sonos, maker of hifi wireless audio systems, added support for direct streaming through SoundCloud, the audio platform for budding artists.
- SoundCloud joins Spotify, Google Play Music, Pandora and Songza among the streaming services now supported.
- About 12 hours of music is added on the platform every minute, which confirms it's
The company has over 30 nominations for its various online-only shows, including more than 10 each for the popular House Of Cards and Orange is The New Black series.
- Last year, Netflix won the Best Director award and 2 other awards for its political drama, House Of Cards, a first